Jobs for Medievalists

We are pleased to announce a position in medieval English literature at Columbus State University.


The Department of English invites PhDs in medieval literature to apply for a tenure- track position at the assistant professor rank. The department currently enrolls about 200 undergraduate majors in four tracks: Literature, Professional Writing, Creative Writing, and English and Secondary Education. The candidate hired will teach upper division courses in his/her area of specialty, world literature, and core English courses. Summer teaching optional. The department has a strong tradition of participation in interdisciplinary courses and study abroad programs.

Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education.

CSU has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence – the Spencer House – in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at

Minimum Qualifications            The position requires a PhD in English with emphasis in medieval literature. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Application Procedures             For full consideration, submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio with sample syllabi to Dr. Susan Hrach, Department of English, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645.

Review of applications will begin November 10, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

Contact Information   Dr. Susan Hrach, Department of English, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645. Phone: (706) 568-2054, Fax: (706) 568-2334, E-mail:

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